Chittagong-Feni-Bakhrabad Gas Transmission Parallel Pipeline Project

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Chittagong-Feni-Bakhrabad Gas Transmission Parallel Pipeline Project is a proposed natural gas pipeline, currently under construction in Bangladesh.[1]


The pipeline will run from the Faujdarhat neighborhood in Chittagong City, through Feni, and to Bakhrabad in the Comilla district of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)
  • Parent Company: Petrobangla
  • Current Capacity:
  • Proposed Capacity: 800 million cubic feet per day[3]
  • Length: 112 mi / 181 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2020


The Chittagong-Feni-Bakhrabad gas transmission pipeline will be operated by GTCL, a subsidiary of Petrobangla.[1] The pipeline will supply surplus imported re-gasified liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Fouzdarhat to the national gas grid to meet the overall gas demand of the country after meeting the demand of Chittagong (Chattogram) areas.[4]

Project delays

Initially, the project's implementation period was scheduled for July 2016 to June 2019, however, due to a delay in acquiring lands in the Sitakunda area, the pipeline's construction was delayed.[5][3] In September 2019, GTCL reported that construction was 75% complete and that the new planned commissioning date was December 2020.[4]

The pipeline was commissioned on Feb. 29, 2020.[6]

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